Not just for cowboys: Line dancing in Germany
06 May 2023 | 7:05 am
Line dancing may be associated with the US, but it's a popular hobby and competition dance in Germany, too. DW checked in with a line dance society and a champion line dancer.
11-year-old Syrian refugee Hussain Besou is making history as he becomes Germany's youngest ever national chess player. He will play for the German national team at the Mitropa Cup in Croatia later this month.
Possession of up to 25 grams of recreational cannabis should be allowed, with special clubs permitted to grow plants for members' consumption.
Germany is shutting down its last three atomic power plants this weekend after previously delaying the nuclear phaseout due to the war in Ukraine.
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock warned China against using force in Taiwan and discussed Ukraine during strategic talks in Beijing. China warned against interference in matters concerning Taiwan.
With German and other European troops leaving the Sahel region of Africa, German officials are looking for new ways to keep extremist groups there at bay.
During a visit to Seoul, Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock told South Korea "You can count on us," amid persisting tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Chad and Germany are on course to thaw the relationship between the two nations following a recent diplomatic standoff. They have been embroiled in a tit-for-tat expulsion of envoys, but Chad was the first to pull the trigger. Analysts argue that the ensuing tiff will cost both countries.
Hours after Germany closed its last three nuclear power plants, one state premier has sought powers to partially reverse the decision. A law change would allow Bavaria to operate the Isar 2 power station, he said.
Indonesia is experiencing an economic boom in several areas, including digital technology, Germany's Scholz said while meeting Indonesia's Joko Widodo at the Hannover Messe trade fair.
The Patriot system is used to combat enemy aircraft, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles. Meanwhile, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
A strike by train, bus and air travel employees brought Germany to a standstill Monday as workers demanded higher pay, rejecting employers' recent attempts at compromise. Millions of passengers and thousands of businesses were affected.
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